Want to get ahead? Get an IIFA diploma

The Irish International Freight Association (IIFA) hosted a dual celebration on 12 September for graduation of the 2017-1818 IIFA FIATA Diploma class group and the tenth anniversary of the FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding through IIFA. Some 31 Participants from the 2017-18 Class Group became FIATA diploma holders on the night, which also featured guest speakers from previous FIATA diploma class groups. Gabbie White, director, global logistics at Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., Sinead ... [+]

Ireland’s logistics apprenticeship is ready to roll

Ireland’s new Logistics Associate Apprenticeship programme is ready to start on 26 September, in line with its target date, says the Irish International Freight Association. The Level 6 Higher Certificate in Logistics is the first non-craft apprenticeship to be offered by  Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and the first of the ... [+]

Ireland to launch logistics apprenticeship

Ireland is to start work on a Logistics Associate apprenticeship, Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton announced on 8 December. It is being developed in partnership with the Irish International Freight Association and related industry associations and representative bodies. It follows a call by the Irish Government for National Apprenticeship ... [+]

Irish forwarders to join Clecat

The Irish International Freight Association (IIFA) is to joined the Clecat pan-European forwarders' group, president Tom Thornton told a meeting in Dublin on 21 February. It would give the industry a voice in the EU following the UK's decision last June to exit the Union, he told delegates to a ... [+]

Customs chief to address FIATA Dublin congress

World Customs Organisation secretary general Kunio Mikuriya will be guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the FIATA World Congress in Dublin on 5 October. The freight forwarding body’s congress, which attracts up to 1,000 delegates, takes place in the Irish capital on 3-8 October this year at the Convention ... [+]

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